We need to find ways to not just educate our kids, but to ignite their passion for lifelong learning. We need to teach children how to adapt, how to be pro-active and how to fill them with a quest to be constantly curious and to challenge the status quo.
Have we been conditioned for Mediocrity? Have conformity and compliance conspired to sedate us agreeably to a less engaged lifestyle. By creating a more participative, interest-driven system it will benefit all involved. It will produce a deep pool of engaged graduates from which organizations can draw.
Teaching is a creative profession – not a delivery system. Great teachers provoke, stimulate and make education fascinating. Teach fascination and watch your students come alive!
The enlightenment of science gave us scoring systems to measure and compare human value based on a physical output.
Not only does uniformity pervade the darkest chapters of our history, it permeates our reality of now. There is much anger and pain surrounding recent events in our country. However, if we are unable to unify and transform our pain, we are doomed to transmit it.
I was recently asked by Forefront Magazine to write an article on the leadership…..from the perspective of a parent. here is what i penned….
I have written a great deal about the whimsical-childlike process of dreaming up a new idea. I have shared far less about the lonely work I do to foster innovation. My personal dogged approach to grinding through resistance to discover unchartered territory. I have found some of my greatest creative breakthroughs occur when…… (are you ready for this)……